Role of ICT in tribal upliftment and sustainable development
Ankesh Shubham Pandey
The development parameter of a society may be a measure of how efficiently the society is harnessing the schemes, the programs, initiated by that specific government but when such benefits are harnessed keeping in mind sustainable development it not only leads to societal development but also towards holistic and national developments. Tribal in India are deprived of different opportunities due to different factors and one of the important factors is the unavailability of proper infrastructure thus creating a hindrance for the welfare schemes and programs to be reached in their footsteps. It’s widely acknowledged that ICT has the potential to play a vital role in tribal upliftment along with sustainable development. Several projects have tried to adopt these technologies to enhance the outreach, enhance the coverage base by reducing the processing cost and minimizing the normal cycles of output results thus gearing up to achieve. Sustainable development goal number 9, sustainable development goal number 12. And far more. It is often used to strengthen and develop the information system of development plans along with cost-cutting and other efficient methods exclusively for tribes and thereby improving the effective monitoring of implementation and execution. E-card, e-certificate, e-employment, e- health, e-education, etc. Are the pillars of e-governance in India. Digital technologies have divided the planet digitally i. E. Information rich and knowledge poor. And these digital divides can only be fulfilled when the event plans are accomplished holistically, keeping in mind of sustainable development of all the communities. This paper discusses the challenges faced by the tribes within the village patkani in ghazipur district. To access the ICT for his or her needs and development. Patkani is the tribal village located in reotipur block of ghazipur district in the state, of Uttar Pradesh. Further, this paper tries to explore the character of the use of digital services., harnessing the digital programs., for or her usage. As this can enable us to understand if there is a real digital divide or digital inclusion of the tribes along with sustainable development using surveys., semi-structured interviews., quantitative and qualitative. Method, schedule. Etc. to know the use of ICT among tribal people.